Death Penalty and Execution Protest Photos, Photographs and Images
Starvin' for Justice: Fast and Vigil to End the Death Penalty
U.S. Supreme Court, Washington, DC
June 29 - July 2, 2004

For four days, activists, former death row prisoners, community leaders, murder victim family members, and others fast and vigil outside the United States Supreme Court in Washington D.C. The Abolitionist Action Committee sponsors the annual event to mark the anniversary of two important court rulings in 1972 and 1976.

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Abolitionists Abe Bonowitz (Florida) and Bill Pelke (Alaska) greet each other outside the Supreme Court during the fast and vigil

Art Laffin, a Catholic Worker from DC, shares about his experience losing his brother to murder and still working to end the death penalty

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